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The Poppy Field

A sea of blood red petals,

Rustling in the breeze,

The unforgotten message that

the poppies tell to us.

A symbol of the peace we have, 18 more words


It’s that time of the year

The daylight hours are becoming shorter each day, and the air is starting to feel a lot cooler. The shops have been festively decorated and there are vast arrays of lovely gifts in shops too. 508 more words


Neither King nor Kaiser

Last week I spoke at an event in Magherafelt to mark the centenary of World War One; or perhaps more accurately the Irish Left’s stance on the War and indeed where the Irish Left stands today. 1,650 more words

The U.S. Canteen Cup, 1910-2000

In 1909, the US Army Infantry equipment board approved a new type of water bottle for US troops. The new issued system all carried the M-1910 designation: a water bottle, cup, and canvas cover. 1,922 more words

Centennial Sacrifice - Re-Membering Our ANZACs 2014

 Centennial Sacrifice by Deborah Gower (2014)

Re-Membering Our ANZACs

Ceramic 25cm by 40cm

“When I re-member the sacrifices of the people of Mullumbimby during World War One my mind reels with images of the explosions and the blood red poppies that rose through the horror of the fields of Flanders, France.  20 more words

Lest We Forget - Re-Membering Our ANZACs 2014

     Photo by Paul Schneider Photographics

Lest We Forget by Deborah Gower (2014)

Re-Membering Our ANZACs 2014

Ceramic 40cm diameter

“Our boys served their country honourably. The figures vary but from a population in Mullumbimby district of around 1000 at that time it seems at least 233 men enlisted, 23 were killed overseas, 13 discharged through injury and 2 invalided; although some put the numbers much higher. 80 more words

Wreath to Remember - Re- Membering Our ANZACs

Photo by Paul Schneider Photographics

Wreath to Remember by Deborah Gower 2014

Wreath to Remember by Deborah Gower (2014)

Re-Membering Our ANZACs

Ceramic 25cm diameter… 59 more words